Common University Entrance Test (CUET)

CUET UG 2024

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) has become the gateway to numerous prestigious universities across India. Introduced in 2022, this national-level exam aims to streamline the admission process for undergraduate programs offered by participating universities. Whether you’re a student aspiring to enter esteemed institutions like Delhi University or aiming for a specific program like Engineering or Law, understanding CUET and preparing effectively is crucial.

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What is CUET ?

CUET is a centrally conducted entrance exam for admission to various undergraduate programs in Indian Central Universities (CUs) and other participating universities. It assesses a candidate’s knowledge and skills in various subjects, making it a standardized and holistic way of evaluating potential students.

Who should take CUET 2024?

If you are a student aiming for admission to any undergraduate program offered by participating universities in 2024, you must appear for CUET. This includes programs in diverse fields like Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Engineering, Management, and others.

Key Points about CUET 2024:

  • Exam Dates: The exact dates for CUET 2024 are yet to be announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA), the conducting body. However, it is expected to be held between May and June 2024.
  • Exam Pattern: CUET will be a computer-based test (CBT) with multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The specific format and number of questions may vary depending on the chosen subject combinations.
  • Subjects: CUET offers a wide range of subjects for candidates to choose from. These include language (English, Hindi, etc.), domain-specific subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, etc.), and general subjects (General Knowledge, Quantitative Reasoning, etc.).
  • Selection Process: Based on your CUET score, individual universities will conduct their own admission processes, which may involve additional tests or interviews.
 CUET 2024 Tentative Dates
Registration StartedFebruary 27 2024
Last Date to Apply March 26 2024
Application Correction WindowMarch 28,29 2024
CUET UG Exam Dates May 15-31 2024
 Result Release DateJune 30 2024

Mode of Examination

CUET (UG) – 2024 will completely be conducted in Hybrid mode (Pen & Paper/ Computer
Based Test (CBT) mode.

Medium of Examination

Medium of the Question Papers: Drawing from the National Education Policy (NEP),
the CUET (UG)- 2024 will be conducted in English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati,
Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

 S.No.LanguageExamination Center
1.EnglishAll Examination Ceters
2. English and HindiAll Examination Centers in India
3. English and AssameseExam Centers in Assam
4. English and BengaliExamination Centers in West Bengal, Tripura, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands
5. English and GujaratiExamination Center in Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Dadar & Nagar Haveli
6. English and KannadaExamination Centers in Karnataka
7. English and MalayalamExamination Centers in Kerela and Lakshdweep
8. English and MarathiExamination Centers in Maharashtra
9. English and OdiaExamination Centers in Odisha
10. English and PunjabiExamination Centers in Punjab, Chandigarh, and Delhi/New Delhi (including Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Meerut, Noida/Greater Noida)
11. English and TamilExamination Centers in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
12. English and TeluguExamination Centers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
13. English and UrduAll Examination Centers in India


The option of language for Question Paper should be exercised while filling up the Application.

Form online and it cannot be changed at a later stage.
**Please note that for the correctness of the questions in all the question papers, the English version will be taken as the final.

Exam Pattern

 S.No.ParametersCUET (UG) – 2024
1. Total Subjects61 (33 languages, 27 domain-specific, and 01 General Test
2. Choice of Test PaperMaximum 06 Test papers (04 or 05 domain subjects including Genral Test and 01 or 02 languages).
3. Medium of the Test13 Languages (Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu)
4. Mode of the ExaminationHybrid mode (Pen & Paper + CBT)
5. Total Questions40 out of 50 questions for all test papers and 50 out of 60 for all General Tests which would be of 60 minutes.
6. Shift and DurationIt is proposed that for Pen and Paper Mode, there may be three shifts in a day of about two hours duration.

Subject combinations for each paper, type of questions in each paper, and mode of examination are given in the table below:

1. From the above subjects/languages, the candidate can choose a maximum of 06 (six) subjects from all three Sections.
2. 40 out of 50 questions for all test papers and 50 out of 60 for the General Test (An overall choice of 10 questions will be provided for all 61 subjects).
3. It is advisable for candidates to select at least one language and the General Test.

4. Duration for all test papers would be 45 minutes except for Mathematics/Applied
Mathematics, Accountancy, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Computer
Science/Informatics Practices, and General Tests which would be 60 minutes.
5. The examination will be conducted on multiple days in two or three shifts, depending on the number of Candidates and Subject choices.


The Common University Entrance Test (CUET UG) for 2024 has no age restriction for candidates. Whether you’re a recent high school graduate or seeking a career change, you’re eligible to take the exam.

However, it’s important to remember that individual universities, institutions, and organizations may have their own age requirements for admission. Therefore, while you are eligible to take the CUET UG regardless of your age, be sure to check the specific age criteria of the programs you’re interested in pursuing.

List of Qualifying Examinations (QE)

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/ State Board, such as the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized
    Board/ University.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National
    Defence Academy
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open
    Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or any foreign country is recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
  • A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 years duration.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International
    Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • Candidates who have completed the Class 12 (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class 12 Examination.
  • In case the Class 12 Examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier

Syllabus of Examination

Language – Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages- Factual, Literary and Narrative, and Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary.
Domain Subject – As given on the NTA website

General Test – General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts Arithmetic / Algebra / Geometry / Mensuration / Statistics), Logical and Analytical Reasoning.


Indian nationals belonging to certain categories (OBC-NCL, Gen-EWS, SC, ST) are admitted under the seats reserved for them in accordance with the rules prescribed by the Government of India.
However, in the case of the Central Universities, the reservation policy of the respective University shall be applicable.

CUET UG 2024 : Admit Card

The e-Admit Card would be issued provisionally to the candidates through the NTA website:

subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility conditions and receipt of the prescribed application fee by NTA.

  • The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website. The candidate will appear in the examination at the given Centre on the date and shift/timing as indicated in his/her e-Admit Card.
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination Centre, on the date and shift/time other than that allotted to him/her in his/her Admit Card.
  • In case a candidate is unable to download his/her Admit Card from the website, he/she should approach the NTA Help Line Number: 011-40759000 or 011-69227700 between 10.00 A.M. and 5.00 P.M.
  • The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and strictly follow them during the examination.
  • In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signature shown in the e-Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the NTA Help Line between 10.00 A.M. and 5.00 P.M. In such a case, the candidate would appear in the examination with the already downloaded Admit Card.
  • However, NTA will take necessary action to make corrections in the record later.
  • The date of downloading the Admit Card for the exam will be announced on the NTA website



  1. Candidates are advised to report at the Examination Center well in time i.e. one and a half hours before the commencement of the examination.
  2. Candidates should take their seats immediately after the opening of the Examination Hall. If the candidates do not report in time due to any reason i.e. traffic jam, train/bus delay, etc, they are likely to miss some of the important instructions to be announced in the Examination Rooms/Halls. The NTA shall not be responsible for any delay.
  3. The candidate must show, on-demand, the Admit Card downloaded/printed from the NTA website for admission in the examination room/hall. The Test Centre Staff on duty is authorized to verify the identity of candidates and may take steps to verify and confirm the identity credentials. A candidate who does not possess a valid Admit Card and authorized Photo ID shall not be permitted to take the examination under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.
  4. A seat indicating Roll Number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates should find and sit in their allocated seats only. In case a candidate ventures to change his/her seat and does not sit on the seat allotted to him/her could face cancellation of candidature. No plea would be entertained in this regard.
  5. The candidate should ensure that the Question Paper available on the computer is as per his/her opted subject indicated in the Admit Card. In case, the subject of the Question Paper is other than his/her opted subject, the same may be brought to the notice of the Invigilator concerned.
  6. The candidates may approach the Centre Superintendent/Invigilator in the room for any technical assistance, first aid emergency, or any other information during the course of the examination. For any queries or issues regarding the Test, the candidates may contact on Helpline Numbers available on the NTA website.
  7. For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of the test for any reason, a re-test shall not be held by the NTA under any circumstances.

Preparing for CUET 2024:

With the exam approaching, many students seek guidance to optimize their preparation and maximize their chances of success. Here’s how to approach your CUET preparation:

  1. Understand the Syllabus: Familiarize yourself thoroughly with the syllabus and exam pattern for the specific subjects you plan to attempt. The NTA website provides detailed information.
  2. Develop a Study Plan: Create a structured study plan that allocates sufficient time for each subject based on its weightage and your personal needs.
  3. Focus on Concept Clarity: Ensure you have a strong foundation in the core concepts of each subject. This will enable you to tackle complex questions with confidence.
  4. Practice with Mock Tests: Regularly solve mock tests and previous year’s question papers to gain experience with the exam format, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and improve your time management skills.
  5. Seek Guidance: Consider enrolling in a coaching institute like SCHOLARS ACADEMY that specializes in CUET preparation. They can offer valuable guidance, structured learning materials, and expert support to help you excel in the exam.

CUET 2024 : Registration Process

The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is your gateway to top universities in India. Here’s a step-by-step guide to navigate the CUET 2024 registration process smoothly:

1. Visit the Official Website:

Head over to the National Testing Agency’s (NTA) official website: This is the primary source of information for CUET, so bookmark it for future reference.

2. New User Registration:

If you’re a first-time user, click on “New User Registration” and fill out the required details. Create a strong password and remember it for future logins.

3. Login and Application Form:

Once registered, log in using your credentials and click on “Fill Online Application Form.” Carefully read the instructions and eligibility criteria before proceeding.

4. Enter Personal Details:

Accurately enter your personal details, including name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, and permanent address.

5. Choose Exam and Program:

Select the CUET (UG) – 2024 exam and choose the specific programs (courses) you’re interested in. You can select up to three universities and three programs per university.

6. Upload Scanned Documents:

Upload scanned copies of your photograph, signature, class 10 certificate/mark sheet, and class 12 mark sheet (if available). Ensure the documents are in the specified format and size.

7. Fee Payment:

Pay the application fee online using debit/credit card or net banking. Fees vary based on category, so check the official website for details.

8. Review and Submit:

Thoroughly review your application for any errors or omissions. Once satisfied, submit the application form. Remember, submitting the form confirms your registration.

9. Print Confirmation Page:

Print or download a copy of the confirmation page for your records. This contains your registration ID, which you’ll need for future reference.


  • Stay updated by regularly checking the official CUET website for announcements and updates.
  • Meet the eligibility criteria before applying.
  • Keep scanned documents (photograph, signature, mark sheets) ready in advance.
  • Double-check all information entered before submitting the application form.

SCHOLARS ACADEMY: Your Trusted Partner for CUET Success

SCHOLARS ACADEMY is a leading coaching institute dedicated to empowering students to achieve their academic aspirations. They offer specialized CUET coaching programs designed to cater to the needs of aspirants from diverse academic backgrounds.

Here’s what makes SCHOLARS ACADEMY stand out:

  • Experienced Faculty: Their team comprises highly qualified and experienced faculty members with a proven track record of success in guiding students through competitive exams.
  • Comprehensive Study Material: They provide students with comprehensive study materials covering the entire CUET syllabus, including detailed notes, practice questions, and mock tests.
  • Personalized Attention: SCHOLARS ACADEMY prioritizes individualized attention and offers doubt-clearing sessions, personalized feedback, and strategic guidance to help each student reach their full potential.
  • Proven Track Record: They boast a strong track record of success, with a high number of students consistently securing top ranks in CUET and gaining admission to their dream universities.

CUET UG 2024 : Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the difference between CUCET and CUET 2024?

A: CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) has been replaced by CUET (Common University Entrance Test). CUET is now mandatory for all central universities to use for admissions.

Q: When is CUET 2024 to be held?

A: CUET 2024 is scheduled to be held from May 15th to May 31st, 2024.

Q: What is the total number of participating universities in CUET 2024?

A: As of now, information on the exact number of participating universities for CUET 2024 is not available. However, in 2024, over 250 universities are expected to participate. Keep an eye on the official CUET website for updates.

Q: What is the medium of CUET 2024?

A: The CUET exam will be conducted in multiple languages, including English, Hindi, and other regional languages. Specific details will be available on the official website.

Q: What is the mode of CUET 2024 exam?

A: CUET 2024 will be conducted in online mode (Computer Based Test).

Q: What is the CUET eligibility for UG Courses?

A: Minimum eligibility for CUET UG courses typically requires passing Class 12 with a specific percentage varying based on the university and program. Check the official website or specific universities for detailed information.

Q: Is CUET a tough exam?

A: The difficulty level depends on your preparation and the specific subjects you choose. With dedicated study and a clear understanding of the subjects, you can aim for a good score.

Q: What is the official website for CUET 2024?

A: Visit for official CUET information.

Please note: This information is based on publicly available information for CUET 2024. Always refer to the official CUET website for the latest and most accurate updates.

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